Title: ABU Alumni honours Distinguish members at its awards night in Abuja

The national Alumni association instituted these awards, to recognize some of the University alumni that have contributed in one way or the other towards the promotion of learning and research as well community development in the Ahmadu Bello University.

The award category was classified into different classes ranging from Grand patron Award, Premier Awards, Prestigious Humanitarian Awards, Distinguish service Awards and Career Service Awards. Others are Merit Awards, Corporate Awards, Friends of ABU Awards and ambassadors of ABU Awards.

Speaking at the Award dinner, the special guests of honour, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu charge the alumni of the University to work hard towards reviving the art of learning and education, “according to him improving the education sector was a difficult task for Nations to undertake when they commit themselves to progress and to discard learning is to walk into the fog of stagnation and poverty” he said.

He said that the revered lecture rooms and excellent study halls of the Ahmadu Bello University have shaped some of the most gifted minds of this Nation, urging the leadership of the alumni to take the leading intellectual role in developing the ideas and innovations that will help Nigeria create a new model for our political economy.

Highlights of the Awards nights where the pledged made by a Former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his associates to construct an overhead pedestrian bridge to be cited at the North Gate Across Zaria Sokoto High way.

Posted by: Ahmed Jika, ON Wednesday 27th of April 2016